New titles – Music, Literary Studies, History, Religion, Art

Here are Ashgate’s most recently published humanities titles – in Music, Literary Studies, History, Religion and Art


Harrison Birtwistle: The Mask of Orpheus Jonathan Cross, Christ Church Oxford, UK, Series: Landmarks in Music Since 1950

Experiencing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Learning in European Universities Simone Krüger, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Jews, Race and Popular Music Jon Stratton, Curtin University of Technology, Australia, Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

Literary Studies

The Collage Aesthetic in the Harlem Renaissance Rachel Farebrother, University of Swansea, UK

Cricket, Literature and Culture: Symbolising the Nation, Destabilising Empire Anthony Bateman, De Montfort University, UK

Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford: A Publishing History Thomas Recchio, University of Connecticut, USA, Series: Ashgate Studies in Publishing History

Time, Narrative, and Emotion in Early Modern England David Houston Wood, Northern Michigan University, USA, Series: Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

Medical Authority and Englishwomen’s Herbal Texts, 1550–1650 Rebecca Laroche, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA, Series: Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

Machiavelli in the British Isles: Two Early Modern Translations of The Prince Alessandra Petrina, Università di Padova, Italy, Series: Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

Performing the Everyday in Henry James’s Late Novels Maya Higashi Wakana, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Detective Fiction in a Postcolonial and Transnational World Edited by Nels Pearson, Fairfield University, USA and  Marc Singer, Howard University, USA


Outlaws in Medieval and Early Modern England: Crime, Government and Society, c.1066–c.1600 Edited by John C. Appleby, Liverpool Hope University, UK and Paul Dalton, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

Enlightened Reform in Southern Europe and its Atlantic Colonies, c. 17501830 Edited by Gabriel Paquette, Trinity College, Cambridge, UK, Series: Empires and the Making of the Modern World, 1650–2000

Segregation – Integration – Assimilation: Religious and Ethnic Groups in the Medieval Towns of Central and Eastern Europe Edited by Derek Keene, Institute of Historical Research, London, UK, Balázs Nagy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary and Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary and Katalin Szende, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, Historical Urban Studies Series

The Arctic Whaling Journals of William Scoresby the Younger (1789–1857) Volume III: The Voyages of 1817, 1818 and 1820 Edited by Ian Jackson, Timothy Dwight College, Yale University, USA, Hakluyt Society, Third Series

Religion and Theology

Catholicity and Heresy in the Early Church Mark Edwards, Christ Church, Oxford, UK

Grace Jantzen: Redeeming the Present Edited by Elaine L. Graham, University of Chester, UK

A Sociology of Spirituality Kieran Flanagan and Peter C. Jupp, Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group


Henry Moore Textiles (A Lund Humphries book) Edited by Anita Feldman, with an introduction by Sue Prichard

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